Benaki MuseumFree: Every Thursday and International Museum Day (May 18th)

The main Benaki Museum is housed in the Benakis family mansion and has a collection of Greek works of art from the prehistorical to the modern times as well as an extensive collection of Asian Art. Although the museum initially also housed a collection of Islamic art, Chinese porcelain and exhibits on toys, its 2000 re-opening let to the creation of satellite museum that focused on specific collections. Check their official sites for addresses of the satellite museums.

Address: 1 Koumbari St. & Vas. Sofias Ave.
Opening hours: Wed, Fri 9am – 5pm; Thu, Sat 9am – 12am; Sun 9am – 3pm; Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
Direction: Metro Line 2 & 3 to Syntagma & Evagelismos Station
Phone: +30 21 0367 1000

Photo credit: Richard Mortel (Flickr CC), Benaki Museum